Originally Posted by xorbe
Doesn't look like it.
What does disk caching have to do with smoothness of scrolling a small page up and down?
I guess I should run some experiments, like yank out the 6600GT card, or un-rotate the screens, or both. And try just one screen. There's just a huge (like 10x) perf loss natively. Gotta be something X11 related and the nvidia driver and my configuration.
You know, if I would have read your original post fully I probably wouldn't have made that statement.